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Haunted Hotels

Would You Stay Overnight in a Haunted Hotel?


Haunted Hotels

Ghost Picture in Le Pavillon Hotel in New Orleans

Rick Bacon
Sure, you can watch horror movies. But how brave are you outside of the movie theater, when things really go bump in the middle of the night? Haunted hotels give you a chance to get up close and personal with a few ghosts. Before you choose a haunted hotel, learn what's in store for you, what to watch out for, how to record what you see, and what to do if things get too intense.

Are You Ready for a Haunted Hotel?

An overnight stay in one of the world's haunted hotels can make for an unforgettable experience. Sleeping -- or trying to sleep -- up close and personal to a few restless spirits can make or break your belief in the supernatural. There are plenty to choose from, haunted by all manner of restless ghosts from young children to crotchety old men. Before you book a stay in a haunted hotel, read on for some advice that may make your stay less "fright"ful.

Capturing Ghosts on Film

Is it possible to take real pictures of ghosts? Some people think so. "Orbs" that can't be seen with the naked eye, but can be captured with just about any type of camera. With a little time and patience, you can take your own ghost pictures. Don't believe it? Take a look at a few that brave haunted hotel survivors have submitted.

My Real Ghost Stories

Staying in a haunted hotel seemed like a good idea when I planned it, sitting in my office in the middle of the day. Once I checked in (alone), I had second thoughts. A lot of them. Somehow, I managed to brave my way through several haunted hotels. Here's what I found.

Are You Ready to Try a Haunted Hotel?

Ready to try a night in a haunted hotel for yourself? Chances are you can find one near you. Castles, mansions, former private residences and historic hotels that claim to be haunted (and sometimes, deny it) can be found throughout the world.

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